PEG Writing at NCTE

October 25, 2016

PEG Writing is excited to be participating in the 2016 NCTE Annual Conference.

During exhibit hall hours, PEG Writing staff will be available to:

  • provide full demonstrations of PEG Writing
  • answer user questions
  • share in the fun and educational aspect of NCTE!

Visit us in booth 705 while you're there!

PEG Writing Helps Students Bridge The Gap of Writing Instruction

August 9, 2016

Teachers are using many different strategies and tools to help students improve their writing skills. In this month's District Administration, writer Jennifer Fink highlights the various tools, such as PEG Writing, and methods of instruction that are helping students and teachers alike.

PEG Writing Releases New Features

August 1, 2016

New PEG Writing features are now available! We are excited to announce the following upgrades:
  • Student writers can now revise their essays even after they have used the Format and Finalize features. Essay formatting and finalization can also be enabled or disabled by prompt.
  • Students can easily see the number of characters in their essay as they type.
  • Constructed Response reports are now available for students and teachers.

TEA Extends PEG Writing to More Than 100,000 Texas Students

September 17, 2015

Following the successful pilot of PEG Writing during the 2014-15 school year, the award-winning Web-based writing assessment and instructional support platform is being released to more than 100,000 students in grades 6-12 through a Texas Education Agency grant to the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk and the Vaughn Gross Center for Reading and Language Arts in the University of Texas at Austin College of Education. 

Click here to read the full press release.

Studying Teachers' Use of PEG Writing

July 8, 2015

Josh Wilson, an assistant professor in the University of Delaware's School of Education, asked teachers at More and Heritage Elementary School to use PEG Writing for the 2014 - 2015 school year. He then asked for their feedback and the reactions of their students. The full article is available here.

Using Software to Spot a Great Essay

June 3, 2015

Can software spot a great essay? That’s the question posed in a series of posts by District Administration. As students write more, teachers are becoming burdened with grading and feedback requirements. Schools are turning to online writing assessment tools to help teachers save time and to assist students with their writing practice.

PEG Writing Recognizes Teachers in the Classroom

May 12, 2015

Each month, PEG Writing features teachers who have used PEG Writing in their classrooms to encourage students and engage them in the writing process. We're always excited to see schools recognize these teachers who are completing great work.

PEG Writing Named CODiE Award Finalist for Best Student Assessment Solution

April 6, 2015

Measurement Incorporated (MI) today announced that PEG Writing®, the company’s Web-based formative assessment writing platform has been named a finalist in the 2015 SIIA Education CODiE Awards in the category of Best Student Assessment Solution.

TEA Selects PEG Writing for Pilot of Online Writing Practice and Formative Assessment

November 3, 2014

PEG Writing, the Web-based writing platform developed by Measurement Incorporated, has been selected by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for a statewide pilot of online writing practice, instruction, and formative assessment.

PEG Writing Wins 2014 Bessie Award

April 28, 2014

The ComputED Gazette, in its 20th Annual Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIES), named PEG Writing™ the best Writing and Composition Website in the Middle School division.